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5 March 2019
Africa
South Africa

If the main purpose of government is to provide for the common security of its citizens, surely ensuring the security of the food system must be among its paramount duties.

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6 February 2019
Africa
Angola

Agricultores do município da Cela, província do Cuanza- Sul, solicitaram ao governador da provincial, Job Capapinha, apoio para relançarem a produção agro-pecuária.

 

8 February 2019
Africa

ABIDJAN — Ongoing conflict in Africa could exacerbate the magnitude and severity of food crises in five countries and regions that already have some of the world’s greatest emergency food needs, a new report has found.

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31 January 2019
Global

We are very pleased to invite proposals for sessions for the LANDac Annual International Conference 2019. Practitioners, researchers, policymakers, all are welcome to organise a session at this year’s conference. We welcome workshops, panels, roundtables, debates, talk shows and other innovative formats.

28 January 2019
Global

A growing population and urbanisation are expected to support growth of the vertical farming industry, new research suggests. Are vertical farms a sustainable solution?

18 January 2019
Morocco

Call For Papers

The Research Center for Environment, Human Security and Governance (CERES), in partnership with many institutions, will organize it 5th International Conference on: Social-Ecological Systems: From Risks and Insecurity to Viability and  Resilience (SES2019), Marrakesh, October 24-26, 2019.

 

10 January 2019
Global

Landscapes need to be restored. The growing global population needs enough food to eat. How can both needs be met at once?

12 November 2018
Global

The Arab Gulf Programme for Development (AGFUND) announces the first goal of the SDGs 2030 ” End of poverty in all its forms everywhere ” as subject for the 2018 AGFUND International Prize 2018 and invites the United Nations, international and regional organizations, ministries and public institutions, social business enterprises, national NGOs, individuals and development actors worldwide to s

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8 November 2018
Global

At the Land Portal, we are in the business of building an information ecosystem for land governance that supports better informed decision and policy making at national and international levels. We realize that these concepts are often difficult to grasp, and that the linkages between open data and land rights are not exactly commonplace “dinner table” talk.

7 June 2018
Europe

A recent report by Norway’s Office of the Auditor General had some tough criticisms for the country’s International Forests and Climate Initiative (NICFI), one of the chief funders of REDD+ initiatives around the world.

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